Post-PC Microsoft Signs Its Death Warrant -- With An iPad

Jonny Evans | Computerworld | April 11, 2013

A leaked report claims Microsoft [MSFT] intends bringing Office to Apple [AAPL] iPads -- but not until 2014. Meanwhile IDC informs us that PC sales have slumped to a 20-year low. Microsoft's refusal to follow trend means it has signed its own death warrant, and here's why:

The facts first

A very short reprise of the facts as they've been revealed so far:

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